HVAC&R Industry Associations & Institutes

Support your marketing efforts by aligning with these Australian HVAC&R Industry Associations

Aligning with these Australian HVAC&R Industry Associations can offer numerous benefits, from networking opportunities to industry-specific resources and advocacy. 

Here’s how you can approach them and why it would be beneficial:

Australian Mechanical Contractors Association (AMCA)

  • Website: https://www.amca.com.au/
  • Approach: Join their Membership program. Attend their events or workshops and consider sponsorship opportunities to get your name out there. 
  • Benefits: Networking with contractors and suppliers, access to industry best practices, and advocacy for mechanical contracting issues.

Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC)

  • Website: https://arctick.org/
  • Approach: Apply for ARC/RTA certification and licence, which is often a requirement for refrigeration and air conditioning businesses in Australia.
  • Benefits: Certification enhances credibility, access to training resources, and updates on refrigerant regulations.

Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH)

  • Website: https://www.airah.org.au/
  • Approach: Become a member and participate in their training programs and conferences/forums.
  • Benefits: Access to a large network of HVAC&R professionals, educational resources, and updates on Australian HVAC&R regulations and standards.

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Contractors' Association (RACCA)

  • Website: http://racca.asn.au/
  • ApproachJoin as a member and participate in their educational programs.
  • Benefits: Staying updated on industry trends, access to educational resources, and a platform for advocacy on issues affecting the refrigeration and air conditioning industry.

Airconditioning and Refrigerant Equipment Manufacturers Association of Australia (AREMA)

  • Website: https://arema.com.au/
  • ApproachJoin as a member
  • Benefits: Being an AREMA member is a most efficient way to keep up to date with what’s happening in the industry, and also provides the opportunity to network with major players in the industry at meetings and industry events.

Air Conditioning Dealers Association (ACDA)

Australian Refrigeration Mechanics Association (ARMA)

  • Website: https://www.arma.org.au/
  • Approach: ARMA serves as a voice for trade-qualified Refrigeration & Air Conditioning tradespeople. You can get in touch with them via their contact page or directly through their provided phone number and email.
  • Benefits: They offer educational resources for both consumers and professionals in the refrigeration and air conditioning industry. They also have a free app for Fridgys, giving Australian consumers peace of mind.

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